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  •  George was ashamed of him at times (11+ / 0-)

    I read this some time ago that his father was concerned that Mitt did not show proper respect for the feelings of others. He warned him that it might be a problem if he sought public office.

    Wish I could remember where I read this.

    Bush's daddy had some similar problems with "Georgie" who use to get into fist fights with his dad as a teen and young man.

    Martha Mitchell, a family friend, told about Bush Sr. having to throw Jr. out of the house for his rude behavior while they were having dinner at their home.

    That's the problem with "legacies". They don't always inherit their father's brains or good judgment.

    •   And they are both subconsciously aware of the (0+ / 0-)

      deficit and unable to discern it's origin. They know something's wrong, or that others think they're lacking something, but they are unable to perceive the problem themselves, so they are very defensive about it and attempt to overcompensate. Sometimes flailing wildly in the attempt.

      It would be great to find that a citation before the election, but it's getting awfully close.

      Information is abundant, wisdom is scarce. The Druid

      by FarWestGirl on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 03:02:52 PM PDT

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